Jay Ingram is the co-host of Daily Planet, the hour-long prime-time science program on Discovery Channel, which he helped to design and launch 10 years ago. He has worked in almost every mass medium. He is best known for having hosted CBC’s Quirks and Quarks for 12 years, but he also freelanced for CBC’s Morningside and hosted two CBC documentary series. He was contributing editor to Owl magazine for five years, his weekly science column in The Toronto Star is now in its 12th year, and for several years he has had a web-based program called Jay’s Journal. He has written nine books, and received numerous accolades and awards for his outstanding contributions to the popularization of science.
Festivals: 2005 (Year Round), 2008 (fall)